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Nine Villages Valley
4 days / 3 night(s) from $1,960 per person twin share
The beautiful alpine Jiuzhaigou Valley takes its name from the nine Tibetan villages scattered throughout the valley. It is a place of natural wonders with thick forests, 114 turquoise lakes, springs, waterfalls and streams. Legend tells of a goddess who was given a mirror by the mountain deity who was in love with her. When the devil materialised, the goddess dropped the mirror, shattering it into 114 pieces, which resulted in the valley’s magnificent lakes.
This is a private short stay package for the independent traveller.
DAY 1: ARRIVE CHENGDU
Make your own way to your Chengdu hotel. The rest of the day is free at your leisure.
DAY 2: CHENGDU TO NINE VILLAGES VALLEY
Fly to Jiuzhaigou. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the Nine Villages Valley. Take a half-day tour of Huanglong Valley en route where hundreds of sparkling ponds with beautiful colours intertwine, with water cascading from one pool to another. Pristine forest surrounds the spot, providing truly spectacular mountain views. (B,D)
DAY 3: NINE VILLAGES VALLEY
Explore the Nine Villages Valley, a botanical gallery that is heavily forested and home to many protected species. Entering the valley is like being transported into a different world, where crystal clear lakes gather at the foot of every waterfall. (B,L,D)
DAY 4: NINE VILLAGES VALLEY TO CHENGDU
After breakfast you will be transferred to Jiuzhaigou airport for your flight to Chengdu. Upon your arrival your arrangements end. (B)
# Shoulder and high season surcharges apply.
Note: Travel between Apr and October only.